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Margaret M. Ashley, 82, born in Harrison County, Ky., Aug. 7, 1934, departed this life on Jan. 29, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmit Ashley and her son Billy Gene Ashley. She leaves to cherish in memory, her two daughters and their husbands, Patricia Lawson and husband Gary, Marcia Piehl and husband Rob; her sons, Richard Ashley, and Darrell Ashley and wife Rebecca; two sisters, JoAnn Atkins and husband John, and Catherine Garloch and husband David; grandchildren, Ryan Lawson, Ashley Piehl, Heather Piehl, Richard Ashley Jr., Ember Ashley, and Anthony Rondeau; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at Hampton National Cemetery located on Cemetery Road at Marshall Avenue directly behind Hampton University. The family will receive friends following the service at the home of Patricia and Gary Lawson, 1026 Poquoson Ave, Poquoson. Arrangements are under the care of Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, 836 Poquoson Ave. Poquoson, VA 23662. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com.